PSG plot Audacious Summer Move to Sign Key Man City Midfielder

PSG plot Audacious Summer Move to Sign Key Man City Midfielder

  • Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly joined the race to sign Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva
  • Silva, who is contracted at the Etihad Stadium until 2025, is said to be keen on a move away after five successful years with City
  • Barcelona were initially touted as firm favourites to secure his services, but the club's financial issues have proved to be a stumbling block

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly in the signing of wantawayManchester City ace Bernardo Silva.

The French giants are desperate to reinforce their squad in the ongoing transfer window to boost their chances of winning the Champions League title for the first time in their history.

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Manchester City's Bernardo Silva celebrates after victory in the penalty shoot-out during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final at the King Power Stadium. Photo by Martin Rickett.
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Sky Sports are reporting that PSG are already working on a £59.1m deal for the Man City superstar.

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Silva is understood to be keen on quitting the Etihad Stadium this summer after an illustrious career with the Citizens spanning close to five years.

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The 28-year-old has widely been linked with a switch to Barcelona, with Xavi hoping to add him within his ranks.

However, the Catalans' financial issues have proved to be a stumbling block for the transfer deal to materialise.

This has seen PSG take advantage of Barca's situation with the hope of convincing the Portuguese ace to move to Parc des Princes instead.

According to ESPN, the Parisians are not confident that Silva will move to the French capital if a fee can be agreed with City.

The publication adds that offering the midfield ace improved personal terms will not be an issue for PSG, something that cannot be said of Barca.

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Sports Brief earlier reported that Kylian Mbappe's troubles at Paris Saint-Germain have escalated, with football fans now turning their attention to a clip doing rounds on social media.

In the video, Mbappe is seen pushing his teammate Lionel Messi while going to ask Neymar to allow him to take a penalty.

PSG won two penalties in their game against Montpellier over the weekend. Mbappe took responsibility for the first one, which he missed.

He wanted to make amends by taking the second, which Neymar refused.

Apart from that incident, the happenings prior to that has left fans talking. Mbappe appears to shove Messi aside as he makes his way to where Neymar was.